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After John Jay: Higher Education in Public Administration

After John Jay: Higher Education in Public Administration

While many students in the MPA program see a Masters of Public Administration as their final educational destination, some students choose to move beyond this degree and pursue other educational avenues, including law degrees (J.D’s) and doctorates in public administration or related fields (PhD’s). One of those students is Crystal Charles, who is currently...
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MPA Students Present at NECoPA 2014

MPA Students Present at NECoPA 2014

This November, 12 John Jay students and three faculty members attended the 2014 Northeast Conference on Public Administration (NECoPA). A regional conference of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), NECoPA’s annual meeting is a chance for public administration students, faculty and practitioners from New England and the Tri-State Area to gather together to...
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Become a city leader: The Urban Affairs specialization

Become a city leader: The Urban Affairs specialization

Many incoming students are not aware that the John Jay MPA Program offers a specialization in Urban Affairs. This specialization is intended for those students interested in issues such as urban development, social and economic analysis of urban areas and dealing with problems in urban and community settings. Like other MPA specializations, Urban Affairs...
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Faculty Attend NASPAA, APPAM 2014; John Jay College Wins Two Awards

Faculty Attend NASPAA, APPAM 2014; John Jay College Wins Two Awards

The Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management (APPAM) and the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs & Administration (NASPAA) are the two major membership associations of public policy and public administration programs, respectively, in the United States and abroad. NASPAA is also the organization entrusted with accrediting Master of Public Administration programs...
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MPASA Wins OSL Award

MPASA Wins OSL Award

Congrats to the MPA Student Association (MPASA) for receiving the “Teamwork Award” at the Office of Student Life (OSL) Award Ceremony on Monday, May 5th for the 2013-2014 academic year. MPASA is represented by President Ohakwe Odum, VP Crystal Charles, Treasurer Camisha Dyce, and Secretaries Shanelle Rodrigues and Natalie Wenzler. They were nominated by their OSL...
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Prof. Heath Brown joins MPA Faculty

Prof. Heath Brown joins MPA Faculty

Dr. Heath Brown joins the MPA program this fall as an Assistant Professor, where he will concentrate on courses and research in public administration, American politics, and interest groups. His current agenda focuses on the intersection of immigration, advocacy, and the Presidency. Dr. Brown is teaching the introductory course PAD 700 this fall. He was...
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Prof. Robin Kempf joins MPA Faculty

Prof. Robin Kempf joins MPA Faculty

Robin J. Kempf joins the department this fall as an Assistant Professor.  Her research interests relate to government accountability, the development and evolution of institutions, the politics of policy implementation, and law and society.  She is teaching PAD 701: Fraud, Waste, Abuse, and Corruption and PAD 758: Ethics, Integrity and Accountability. Ms. Kempf earns her PhD this...
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Prof. David Shapiro Joins MPA Program

Prof. David Shapiro Joins MPA Program

We are excited to welcome back David Shapiro, Esq. to John Jay, and to the MPA program for the first time! Professor Shapiro previously served as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics, and will hold the same title in the Department of Public Management. He has practiced in the general field of management...
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Information on the Capstone Seminar

Information on the Capstone Seminar

By Judy-Lynne Peters, Assistant Professor The purpose of the PAD 771 Capstone seminar is for students to demonstrate that they have successfully mastered skills developed during studies in the MPA program. The student develops a term project on a real-world policy, oversight or public management problem by developing a policy analysis report for a...
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Farewell to Mary-Ann Triest, MPA Career Advisor

Farewell to Mary-Ann Triest, MPA Career Advisor

This summer, we said goodbye to Mary-Ann Triest, the Associate Director of MPA Career Services and MPA Career Advisor. Mary-Ann was a terrific resource for students in our program, organizing career panels that were informative and beneficial in assisting students with professional networking. (Click “Read More” for a brief round-up of a well-attended panel...
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